08 of March 2017
We would like to bring to your attention the extended CFP for our seminar session(s) on "Shakespeare and Music" as a part of this year's European Shakespeare Congress which is held in Gdansk from 27 to 30 July. We have already received expression of interest from publishers and we plan to develop this seminar into a regular international study group.
22 of May 2016
The second Asian Shakespeare Association conference “All the World Is His Stage: Shakespeare Today” will take place on 1–3 Dec 2016, New Delhi, India.
11 of April 2016
On behalf of the Shakespeare Committee of the Russian Academy of Sciences we are pleased to invite you to join us for the “Shakespeare Readings 2016: 400 Years of Immortality”, which will be held on September 26–29, 2016 in Moscow at the Institute of Art Studies (5 Kozitskiy Lane) and Moscow University for the Humanities (5 Yunosti St.). We welcome you to present a paper at one of the panels.
26 of October 2014
The Victoria and Albert Museum presents two Shakespeare exhibitions in Moscow in collaboration with the A. A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum (October 31, 2014 — January 15, 2015).
30 of September 2014
A Shakespearean themed concert will take place at Martin Harris Centre of the University of Manchester, UK on October 9, 2014. The singer Frédéric Albou and pianist/musicologist and Shakespeare scholar Michelle Assay will perform Shakespeare’s words set to music by Soviet/Russian composers including Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Sviridov and Kabalevsky. The concert also features a much-awaited world premier of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's song cycle on Shakespeare's Sonnets composed in the midst of Stalin regime.
09 of September 2014
The program and abstracts collection of 25th Shakespeare Readings are now online.
05 of May 2014
The Organizing Committee of Shakespeare Readings 2014: International Conference on Shakespeare in Intercultural Exchange (Moscow, September 14–18 2014) has extended the deadline date for submitting participation applications to 15 June, 2014.
26 of March 2014
We are deeply grieved to inform that Professor Irina Stepanovna Prikhod’ko passed away on March 24, 2014, at the age of 70. She has been the inspiration for us, Russian scholars of Shakespeare and his times, the soul of our not-too-large team, ever encouraging and supporting all the plans and projects we did together.
15 of August 2013
You are invited to be part of a unique study abroad programme — a week exploring Shakespeare’s engagement with Rome and classical culture (29 April — 3 May 2014). Sessions will include: lectures on the contexts of Shakespeare’s Roman plays (to be held at the British School at Rome), a session on the Roman plays on screen (at the University of Roma Tre with the Shakespeare students of Dr Maddalena Pennacchia), playreadings, and excursions to the Colosseum, Forum ruins and Galleria Borghese art collection, together with a day trip to the Renaissance gardens of Villa d’Este and Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli.
14 of August 2013
The Shakespeare Committee, Russian Academy of Sciences will be hosting an International Conference on Shakespeare in Intercultural Exchange (September 14–18 2014).